mm-Kunstindex Banksy breaks into top 20 of most sought-after artists

The corona pandemic has sped up the generational power shift in the art market. Street artist Banksy jumps to rank 17 in the list of best-selling artists in the auction market in 2020. Several other painters born after 1970 have also gate-crashed the top 50 for the first time.
Money Maker A work by the artist known as Banksy, entitled 'Di-faced Notes', which shows the face of Diana, Princess of Wales on what at first glance seems to be a conventional English bank note. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Money Maker A work by the artist known as Banksy, entitled 'Di-faced Notes', which shows the face of Diana, Princess of Wales on what at first glance seems to be a conventional English bank note. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Foto: ALASTAIR GRANT/ AP
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